Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for zsh skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zsh over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

zsh (Z shell)
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 821 887
Rank change year-on-year -61 +66 -35
Contract jobs citing zsh 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.015% 0.010% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.75

zsh is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,271 10,481 11,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 11.49% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,605 6,626 7,064
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +13.80%
10th Percentile £178 £163 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 740 719 974
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +1.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.78 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

zsh
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing zsh as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for zsh in the UK

zsh
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing zsh.

Contractor daily rate trend for zsh in the UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing zsh also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for zsh.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Emacs
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) LEMP Stack

zsh
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Emacs
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet